gaskin

noun
gas·​kin | \ˈga-skən \

Definition of gaskin 

1 gaskins plural, obsolete : hose, breeches

2 : a part of the hind leg of a quadruped between the stifle and the hock — see horse illustration

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Gaskins exited the highway at Route 123 in Prince William County. Martine Powers, Washington Post, "Motorcyclist killed in crash in Prince William County after fleeing police," 6 Aug. 2017 Will Gaskins: 28, of Miami, sales manager Gaskins makes quite an entrance upon meeting Lindsay. Johnny Diaz, Sun-Sentinel.com, "ABC's 'The Bachelorette' has five suitors from South Florida," 22 May 2017 Will Gaskins: 28, of Miami, sales manager Gaskins makes quite an entrance upon meeting Lindsay. Johnny Diaz, Sun-Sentinel.com, "ABC's 'The Bachelorette' has five suitors from South Florida," 22 May 2017 Gaskins suggests drivers in that area of Polk County keep their headlights on, even during the day, and their speed low. Times Staff, Tampa Bay Times, "Polk wildfire contained, but expect "super fog" for a few days," 20 Feb. 2017

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First Known Use of gaskin

1573, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for gaskin

probably short for galligaskins

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gaskin

noun
gas·​kin | \ˈgas-kən \

Medical Definition of gaskin 

: a part of the hind leg of a quadruped between the stifle and the hock

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